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BASF Forms Distribution Network for Diols & Polyalcohols Product Lines it Offers to CASE Market

Published on 2013-12-19. Author : SpecialChem

FLORHAM PARK, NJ -- BASF Corporation has named four distributors to have territorial exclusivity as its distribution sales channel for the Diols and Polyalcohols product lines BASF offers to the Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants and Elastomers (CASE) markets in North America. The products included in this exclusive arrangement for the CASE segment are Polytetramethylene Ether Glycol (PolyTHF®), 1,6-Hexanediol (HDO®), Caprolactone (CLO), Capromer™ Polyols (PolyCLO), and 1,5-Pentanediol (PDO).

This distribution network was effective as of October 1, 2013 and includes the following distributors:

  • Brenntag Specialties Inc. - Northeast region
  • Ribelin Sales - South central region
  • GMZ - Midwest/Ohio valley region
  • Horn - Western region

"Selections were made based on the distributor's strength in a particular region as well as their expertise in the CASE segment. We are very pleased with this new arrangement and look forward to working closely with our distributors," said Subu Natesan, Ph.D., Business Manager, Polyalcohols & Specialties, BASF Intermediates division.

About BASF

BASF is one of the world's leading chemical companies. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. They combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, they enable their customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Their products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. BASF had sales of €72.1 billion in 2012 and more than 110,000 employees as of the end of the year. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (AN).

Source: BASF

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